29th August 2017
Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle littering, Defra Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The funding aims to support the development of “new innovation and approaches” for tackling litter, from behavioural research for better positioned bins … Continue reading

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13th July 2017
Neil Parish MP Elected As EFRA Committee Chair

Neil Parish MP Elected As EFRA Committee Chair

Following yesterday’s elections for the chairs of Parliament’s select committees, it is the Conservative MP, Neil Parish, who will chair the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. The chairs of the departmental select committees were announced by the Speaker, the … Continue reading

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21st June 2017
CIWM Calls On Gove To Articulate Clear Future Policy Direction For Sector

CIWM Calls On Gove To Articulate Clear Future Policy Direction For Sector

CIWM has written to the newly appointed Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, to stress the importance resource productivity and efficiency can play in supporting the UK’s industrial strategy and in protecting our environment for future generations. The letter, signed by CIWM’s … Continue reading

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21st April 2017
Coffey Wants Councils To be “More Proactive” With Recycling Initiatives

Coffey Wants Councils To be “More Proactive” With Recycling Initiatives

Resources minister Dr Therese Coffey has said she would like to do more to encourage councils to be “more proactive” when it comes to recycling initiatives, but that her work on this has come to a “pause” due to the … Continue reading

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20th April 2017
General Election: ESA Calls For Policy Stability In Party Manifestos

General Election: ESA Calls For Policy Stability In Party Manifestos

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has urged Party manifestos to include “policy stability” to underpin investment in waste treatment facilities, following the approval by MPs of a snap general election on 8 June. ESA’s executive director, Jacob Hayler commented on … Continue reading

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11th April 2017
Defra “Committed” To Publishing Long-Term Environmental Plan

Defra “Committed” To Publishing Long-Term Environmental Plan

Defra has said it is “committed” to publishing a long-term plan for the environment, following reports that the Department’s 25-Year Environment Plan might not be published at all, following delays. BBC News today (11 April) reported on “rumours” that Defra’s … Continue reading

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10th April 2017
England’s New Litter Strategy To Build “Anti-Litter Culture”

England’s New Litter Strategy To Build “Anti-Litter Culture”

Government has today (10 April) published its first ever National Litter Strategy for England, which will aims to create an “anti-litter culture” and to reduce the near £800m burden to the taxpayer of clean-up costs. Under the new proposals, the … Continue reading

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16th February 2017
New RDF Definition To Be Adoped Following Positive Feedback

New RDF Definition To Be Adoped Following Positive Feedback

An updated definition for refuse-derived fuel (RDF) trialled within the industry for six months will be adopted, following positive feedback, Defra has said. The aim of the definition is to help the Environment Agency regulate the RDF sector so that … Continue reading

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